2011 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 196
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$3.69M - 6.57M
2
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397.41K - 7.78M
3
McDonald's
Hamburgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2.33M
4
Supercuts
Hair salon
$113.75K - 233.6K
5
Days Inn
Hotels
$198.86K - 7.3M
6
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$9.85K - 35.83K
7
Subway
Subs, salads
$116.59K - 263.14K
8
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1.32M - 2.61M
9
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3.15K - 50.9K
10
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1.14M - 1.53M
11
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2.1M
12
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72.19K - 149.32K
13
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$294K - 1.51M
14
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1.25M - 2.53M
15
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$3.52K - 75.75K
16
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$78.69K - 371.17K
17
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94.12K - 248.71K
18
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3.45K - 57.75K
19
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$57.79K - 71.9K
20
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211.44K - 1.6M
21
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$129.91K - 644.21K
22
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$152.69K - 318.98K
23
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$9.76K - 97.94K
24
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$275.61K - 707.4K
25
H&R Block
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$31.5K - 148.69K
26
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7.19M - 94M
27
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114.15K - 216K
28
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
29
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1.25M
30
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414.32K
31
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107.27K - 258.14K
32
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, hamburgers, chicken
$1.03M - 1.77M
33
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$100.69K - 390.2K
34
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9.02K - 41.91K
35
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97.13K - 123.88K
36
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203.13K - 424.51K
37
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$167.89K - 294.5K
38
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$49.59K - 180.58K
39
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60.15K - 77.75K
40
Super 8
Hotels
$176.16K - 3.96M
41
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1.2M - 1.74M
42
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$194.88K - 367.6K
43
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 276.98K
44
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136.1K - 246.1K
46
Sylvan Learning
Supplemental education
$151.17K - 267.25K
47
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277.38K - 464.32K
48
Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance
$173.44K - 452.39K
49
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 139.5K
51
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$4.61K - 26.27K
52
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99.01K - 114.91K
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